BRONZE-AGE GREECE AND THE TROJAN WAR. Greece and the Aegean:. Homer (Roman-period bust):. Homeric Legends in Art: the Trojan Horse (represented in 7th century BC). Extreme Sports of the Bronze Age: Bull-Leaping. Mycenaean Bronze Daggers. Dagger with Hunting Scene, Mycenae:.
Note: The figure on the far right is especially typical, and is known as a 'psi-figurine', since the overall shape looks like the Greek letter psi (trident-shaped). The other type, not shown here, is known as a 'phi-figurine', and its body takes a round, disc-like shape (as in the Greek letter phi).
wearing the so-called "Jewels of Helen"
The foundations of Troy I houses, unearthed by Schliemann's trench.
The tower on the left would have stood fifty feet high. The opening leads to the main street of Troy, which would itself have led up the hill to a palace. The cult house, in which burnt offerings would have been sacrificed, would have originally been to the right of this opening.